The Mets (60-56, 8 GB in NL East, 0.5 GB of second Wild Card) are back at it against the Washington Nationals (61-54, current first Wild Card) at Citi Field. First pitch is slated for 7:10 p.m.
The Mets rallied from a 6-3 deficit in the ninth inning for a walk-off win Friday night and have won 14 of their last 15. The last time the Mets won a game trailing by three runs or more in the ninth was Sept. 15, 2015 at Atlanta. ... Wilson Ramos is in the lineup on his 32nd birthday. The catcher is hitting .387 with two home runs and 13 RBI his last eight games. ... J.D. Davis has reached base safely in each of his last 17 starts at Citi Field. He is hitting .422 with 16 runs scored, four home runs, 11 RBIs and a .472 OBP in that span.
|Trea Turner, SS||Jeff McNeil, 2B|
|Adam Eaton, RF||Amed Rosario, SS|
|Anthony Rendon, 3B||Pete Alonso, 1B|
|Juan Soto, LF||J.D. Davis, LF|
|Matt Adams, 1B||Wilson Ramos, C|
|Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B||Michael Conforto, RF|
|Victor Robles, CF||Todd Frazier, 3B|
|Yan Gomes, C||Juan Lagares, CF|
|Patrick Corbin, LHP||Noah Syndergaard, RHP|
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Who is starting for the Mets?
RHP Noah Syndergaard (8-5, 3.96 ERA) who has been dominant since the All-Star break. Syndergaard is 3-2 with a 1.78 ERA and 39 strikeouts in 35.1 innings over his last five starts. ... The right-hander allowed just one run over seven innings in his last start vs. the Pirates.
Who is starting for the Nationals?
LHP Patrick Corbin (9-5, 3.43 ERA) who struggled his previous outing. The left-hander allowed five runs on seven hits in 5.1 innings against the Diamondbacks. Prior to that, Corbin had gone eight consecutive starts allowing three runs or fewer.
The Mets will send out Jacob deGrom (7-7, 2.77 ERA) to face Anibal Sanchez (7-6, 3.67 ERA) on Sunday in the finale of their three-game series against the Nationals at 1:10 p.m. on SNY.